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Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russian: Челя́бинская о́бласть, Chelyabinskaya oblast) is a province (an oblast) in Russia. It is around the Ural Mountains, on the border between Europe and Asia.[1][2][3][4] Its administrative center is the city of Chelyabinsk. As of 2020, the population is 3,466,960[5].

Geography and climate

Its elevation is 200–250 meters above sea level.

Climate

Most of the oblast falls under the Humid continental climate, meaning the area has warm/mild summers with cold winters.

Demographics

The 2010 census showed these are the ethnic groups in the oblast:

The death rate was higher than the birth rate in 2010, but has since slowly reversed.[9]

Religion

A 2012 survey showed these are the major religions in the oblast:[10][11]

Christian
  
43.9%
Spiritual but not religious
  
29.0%
Atheist
  
14.0%
Muslim
  
7.0%
Other or undeclared
  
4.7%
Pagan
  
1.0%
Hindu
  
0.4%
Religion (2012)

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